September 12, 2019

New CHU State Manager for QLD/NT

Further to my recent announcement of Joe Coppolecchias’ retirement I would like to provide an update on his replacement.  Ani Kakulapati will be the next CHU […]
April 30, 2019

New security provider for Longitude

We are pleased to announce Chubb Insurance and Swiss Re Corporate Solutions have entered into an agreement to provide underwriting security for Longitude Insurance. As a […]
March 27, 2019

Is climate change causing slow-motion cyclones?

Global warming is changing our weather in so many ways – but one of the most concerning is its impact on cyclones. On the plus side, […]
February 25, 2019

ICA releases claims update for Townsville catastrophe

The catastrophic floods that swept across Townsville has resulted in 21, 515 claims, with the estimated insurance losses of $887 million, according to the Insurance Council […]
February 23, 2019

Big property players pushing to reduce flammable cladding risk

Flammable cladding poses a large hazard to Australia’s big listed property funds and builders but the sector was “reasonably advanced” in reviewing and minimising that risk, […]
January 9, 2019

Cyclone risk assessment program to start in April

James Cook University (JCU) has revealed details of a new engineering inspection program that could push down the cost of insurance for apartments, units and other […]
October 1, 2018

Combustible cladding laws in Queensland announced

If you don’t know whether the cladding on your building is combustible (or to use the less scary word – non-conforming), you are soon going to […]
September 24, 2018

Homeowners apply for Queensland cyclone resistance funding

More than 360 north Queensland households have applied for state government funding to make their homes more resilient to cyclones. The Household Resilience program was launched […]
September 17, 2018

CHU prepares for strata disruption

Strata insurance will undergo “enormous change” over the next three to five years, CHU CEO Bobby Lehane says. The strata insurer celebrated its 40th anniversary this […]
August 30, 2018

Body corp fined $21,000 for fire safety breaches

A BRISBANE apartment complex body corporate has been fined after firefighters found an evacuation route blocked and a chimney-like garbage chute that could have piped fire […]

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